NEC Corporation, its subsidiary OCC Corporation and Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd. announces that they have completed the first trial of uncoupled (*1) 4-core submarine fiber cable (*2), and verified its transmission performance to meet the exacting demands of global telecommunications networks. International data usage is expected to expand by 30-40% CAGR from 2020-2026 (*3), driven by factors such as the growth of 5G mobile data, and the need to share ever more content between data centers distributed around the world.
Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, announces the obtainment of the Notice to Proceed for the approximately €200 million contract to supply a submarine power cable system for the Vineyard Wind 1 offshore wind farm. A milestone in the development of the offshore wind farm sector in the US, Vineyard will consist of an array of 62 wind turbines and will generate 800 megawatts of electricity annually and power over 400,000 homes.
Ocean Specialists, Inc. (OSI), an integrated marine services contractor providing turnkey projects, marine services technology development and expert consultant services to government, commercial telecom, offshore energy and ocean observing markets globally, today announced the award and kick-off of a Front-End Engineering Design (FEED) study for a submarine communications cable between an offshore oil and gas field development and the customer’s onshore operation.
HMN Tech has announced, that after considerable research and development it has completed a 32 fiber pair optical amplifier (repeater) prototype.
Prysmian Group, a world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, in consortium with Asso.subsea, a specialized submarine installation contractor, has signed a contract worth approximately €30 million with RTE, Réseau de Transport d'Électricité, for the development of an export submarine power cable system for the Gruissan floating offshore wind farm located in Southern France.
SubCableWorld (SCW), the definitive data and information source for the submarine cable industry, has published a new report and forecast for the US offshore wind cable market.
Global Offshore, a leading provider of cable installation, repair and trenching services to the offshore renewables, utilities and oil & gas markets, and part of the Global Marine Group, has been awarded a contract for the installation and burial of 27 array cables at Parkwind’s Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind farm.